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Youth Ministry

from Fr. Chad King on July 5, 2015

You might remember that about a month or so ago, I announced that after much prayer, observing, and consulting with others, I had decided to move Youth Ministry in a new direction. I thanked Bonnie Vance and Bill Price for their service to the Youth of Corpus Christi. An interview board and I (which included, Denise, a high school teen, and a parent) set out to interview several good candidates. I am happy to announce that the top candidate we interviewed, Anthony Janus, accepted the position to become the new Coordinator of Youth Ministry. He will be in charge of the Junior High and High School programs, as well as oversee the Young Adult ministry. Anthony just graduated from Ave Maria University with a degree in Theology and has a deep love for our Lord, His Church, and desires to lead teenagers to come to know Him intimately. And providentially, his girlfriend, who also just graduated from Ave Maria, just got a job in Phoenix and so Anthony was looking for a Youth Ministry position in Phoenix. I just love how God provides when we are seeking His will. I am so excited for our Teenagers to grow closer to our Lord and His Church, and to each other in strong fellowship. I will have him introduce himself at all the Masses in August, but in the meantime here is a little introduction from Anthony. Teenagers and parents, please be on the look out for a letter from Anthony that will allow him to meet you and get your input about the Youth Ministry at Corpus Christi.

Greetings Corpus Christi Parish!

"As a dry land thirsts for water, so my soul thirsts for you my God." These words have been on my mind and heart as I have journeyed physically and spiritually in preparation to join and serve in this parish community. To give you a little bit of background about myself, I am originally from Starkville, Mississippi, and am most recently coming from working and studying at Ave Maria University in Southwest Florida. I have been involved in youth ministry in various capacities over the last six years, and have found it to be such a joyful and rewarding calling. I enjoy sports, games, and various forms of competition, and I can't wait to explore Arizona. I have also discovered in myself a previously unexamined appreciation for grass and humidity. Yet, in moments of nostalgia for such things, the words from above echo within me. I am most excited for the new ways in which the Lord desires to work in my life and for the new ways that he is calling me to participate in his work. I am blessed and so honored by the invitation to help and participate in communicating the Lord's love to our youth and our parish, and I so look forward to meeting and journeying with many of you in our walk with the Lord! Please grant me the opportunity to meet you soon, if you have the chance!

May the Lord ever increase our thirst for Him,
Anthony Janus

St. Vincent de Paul Bottled Water Drive

Corpus Christi begins our annual summer water bottle drive to support homeless individuals through the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Beginning the weekend of Jun 13/14 bring cases of bottled water to the church and place them on the pallets in the vestibule as indicated by the posted sign.

[ St. Vincent de Paul ]

Family Rosary Ministry

Mondays, 6:00pm in the Church

[ Family Rosary ]

Gluten Free Hosts are available

If you are one of the people who has Celiac disease, or who needs to receive Gluten Free hosts at Mass, we have them available. We also have a special ciborium for them so they will not touch the regular hosts. Before Mass, please tell the Mass Captain in the Sacristy that you need a Gluten Free host to be Consecrated. The priest will have this special ciborium (attached to a regular ciborium). So please make sure you sit in the section the priest distributes Communion to, and please also make yourself known to the priest before Mass so he can be aware of who you are, or simply remind him when you come to receive Holy Communion that you need the Gluten Free host.

[ Gluten Free Hosts ]

Help Wanted: Catechists

WANTED! Caring, kind compassionate people who like to work with young people.
Reward Offered: Joy, Satisfaction and Purpose! Catechists are needed for various Catholic Education

Sessions. In-service training is provided. WE NEED YOU so we can better serve the needs of your children with scheduling availability! Please call the CE Office at 480-893-1160.

[ Help Wanted ]

Help Wanted: Altar Guild Volunteers

We are looking for men, women and teens to help clean the church for approximately 1 hour after the 8:15am Mass on Saturday mornings. This is a great way for students to get in their service hours. You do not have to commit to each week as we have several teams that help out on a rotating basis.

Contact or just show up after the 8:15am Mass on Saturday morning. Occasionally, due to functions in the church, we do our cleaning Friday afternoons.

For further information contact Doree Lynch at 480-309-0194.

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Donations Needed: Shoes for Haiti Orphanage

Nikolaus Helfenbein is working to achieve the Eagle Scout Rank in Troop 278. His project consists of collecting new shoes for the Our Lady of Perpetual Help orphans in Jeremie, Haiti.

Please take a tag after mass which will identify theorphans name, gender, shoe size, shoe type, and shoe color. He will be building collection boxes and placing them at each exit of the Church. Please leave the shoes in the collectionboxes with the tag attached to them.

The collection boxes will be removed Mon, Aug 17.
His goal is to collect 1,500 pairs of shoes for the Orphanage.

Contact with any questions. Thank you for your support and God bless.

[ Donations Needed ]

Young Adults Ministry: Game Night

Jul 10, 2015 (6:00p - 8:00p)

Are you between the ages of 18 & 35 and interested in Catholic fellowship? We are a ministry of young Catholic adults who are passionate about volunteering, participating in spiritual activities, just getting together to hang out and have fun.

Fri, Jul 10: Game Night
Dinner Gathering at Corpus Christi in classrooms 7 and 8

Contact Paul Wold at or 480-862-9154.

[ Young Adults ]

Marriage Enrichment: Second Saturday Summer Speaker Series

Jul 11, 2015

Corpus Christi is beginning a brand new ministry for marriage enrichment! All married couples are invited to join us on the Second Saturdays of June, July, and August in the Parish Center immediately following the Saturday 4:00pm Vigil Mass.

June Session: Kurt & Julie Carrick
Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP with the Parish Office if you plan on attending.

Come hear dynamic guest speakers and spend time in fellowship with other couples from our parish!

Upcoming dates:
Sat, Aug 8

[ Marriage Enrichment ]

Young Adults Ministry: Volunteer at Andre House

Jul 18, 2015 (3:00p - 7:15p)

Are you between the ages of 18 & 35 and interested in Catholic fellowship? We are a ministry of young Catholic adults who are passionate about volunteering, participating in spiritual activities, just getting together to hang out and have fun.

Sat, Jul 18: Volunteering at the Andre House, 213 South 11th Avenue, Phoenix 58007

Contact Paul Wold at or 480-862-9154.

[ Young Adults ]

Help Wanted: Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Catechists

Jul 27, 2015

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is an approach to the religious formation of children from the ages of 3-12 years of age. We offer Level 1 which for preschoolers – Kindergarten age students ( ages 3-5) . Right now, Atrium is offered on Tuesday and or Wednesday morning.

WE NEED YOUR HELP! We have had wonderful catechists who have been doing atrium over many, many years. We are now in need of a newly trained catechist so we may continue to offer this ministry to our younger age children.

Training is scheduled for the week of Jul 27 and the week of Aug 3 at the Franciscan Renewal Center. Scholarship funding is available but we will need to act upon it very soon.

If you want to see the continuation of Atrium in our parish...please prayerfully consider being trained as a catechist. Please call Denise Halloran at 893-1160 for more information or stop by the Catholic Education office.

[ Help Wanted ]

Women's Sodality: Open House Meeting

Sep 2, 2015 (6:00p)

Rosary at 6:00pm in the Church followed by our Open House meeting.

[ Women's Sodality ]

23rd Annual Joe Hasulak Golf Tournament

Sep 12, 2015

The 23rd Annual Joe Hasulak Golf Tournament is to be played Sat, Sep 12 at the Whirlwind Golf Course at Wild Horse Pass. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warriors Project whose mission is to honor and empower wounded members of the US Armed Forces who fought for the freedom we all enjoy.

Our goal is to raise enough money to buy an All Terrain Track Chair to provide a Wounded Warrior the ultimate in mobility and freedom of movement. Each chair costs approximately $16,000.

Sponsors Needed!

We are seeking a “Goodie Bag Sponsor” who will be recognized with a tee box sign & greenside sign on 4 holes, your logo on a visor & Goodie Bag, plus time at the Awards Luncheon to talk about your business.
Cost: $2,500.

A Hole-in-One Sponsor gets a tee box and greenside signs on all Par 3 holes, plus time at the Awards Luncheon to talk about your business.
Cost: $1,000.

A Birdie Sponsor gets tee box or greenside sign on one hole.
Cost: $500.

Sponsor a Wounded Warrior for a round of golf.
Cost: $110.

A Sign Sponsor will be recognized at a tee box or greenside on 1 hole.
Cost: $100.

Sponsors are reminded that this tournament is hosted by K of C Charities 10062 which is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your sponsorship may be tax deductible; please consult your tax advisor for clarification. For additional information regarding the golf tournament, please contact Chairman Chuck Fraas at 602-881-6952 or

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